Job Captain-Project Architect.

ORANGEWALLstudios architecture + planning ORANGEWALLstudios architecture + planning Employer:
Portland, OR, USLocation:
Mon, Apr 26 '21Posted on:


At ORANGEWALLstudios our core values of Empathy, Care, Vision, Process, Respect and Joy are what set us apart from other architecture and design firms. These are not merely statements on our website; however, they are truly the values we practice every day, as a team, with our clients, with our friends, family and in our community. We lead with empathy, we set egos aside and work through a genuinely collaborative and creative process. Our studios produce a broad range of project types and scales and deliver well-designed, thoughtful projects that promote wellness and positively impact our community. Every member of the ORANGEWALLstudios team brings heart, passion, and a unique perspective to contribute to the diversity, growth and success of every project, the studio, and our company as a whole. 


We are looking for a focused and dynamic Job Captain | Project Architect with strong planning, documentation, and technical detailing abilities. Demonstrated Research Facility, Laboratory and Healthcare is a plus.

The Job Captain | Project Architect is a key member of our project team and supports the senior staff to ensure that the team produces deliverables which meet the requirements of the senior staff as defined by the project process. This position requires an active role in the conceptual through construction administration phases of project development and documentation.  Responsibilities include direct communication with the client, facilitation of communication across the project team, preparation of preliminary code reviews, overseeing and participation in the creation of project documentation and may be expected to participate in community design meetings and charrettes.  The JC|PA candidate should be able to self-direct their work, manage the work of supporting staff, possess a high level of communication and leadership skills and be able to manage a diverse team of professionals. 


  • Production of drawings in Revit and AutoCAD.
  • Design and technical documentation support to the Principal and Project Leads.
  • Involvement in all phases of project development including design, and production.
  • Oversee or participate in building surveys, studies, field measurements, and as-builts.
  • Provide input into the design and construction schedule.
  • Organize and direct the architectural and consultant teams to execute the work in an orderly, timely, and professional manner.
  • Production of construction detail documentation that conforms to QA/QC and best practice standards.
  • Generate presentation renderings, production of graphics and reports.
  • Develop space plans and schedules.
  • Manage the bidding and permitting process.
  • Participate and support the Project Leads and Principal in client meetings and presentations.
  • Facilitate communication with the client, consultants, and internal team.
  • Recognize and document conflicts as they arise and offer alternatives to resolve issues.
  • Resolve design and technical issues to maintain progress and quality control.
  • Oversee the close out process.
  • Manage/mentor junior level staff on assigned tasks.
  • Research materials and products and meet with vendors.
  • Other tasks as assigned.
  • Represent ORANGEWALLstudios on the job and off in a professional manner and with the highest level of integrity.


  • Fluent in Revit production and Revit rendering.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Professional degree in Architecture required.  NCARB Certified is preferred.
  • Architectural Licensure or on track for licensure.
  • 5-7 years of working or relevant experience preferred.
  • LEED certification is a plus.
  • Knowledge of building codes, accessibility requirements, and the permit procurement process.
  • Familiarity with NIH DRM, AAALAC, AAALAS, BMBL, GMP guidelines preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of building construction, materials, and systems.
  • Knowledge of architectural graphic standards.
  • Produces high quality work that is complete and accurate, with great attention to detail.
  • Must be responsible and dependable, willing to take on assignments and be accountable for results.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communicates effectively, and works well with others.
  • Maintains a high level of productivity, self-direction and agility responding to changes in priorities in a dynamic creative environment.
  • Takes Initiative, offers effective solutions, and learns new methods to accomplish tasks.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor by remaining positive, takes a sense of pride in work, and can handle confidential information.
  • Must be able to respond well to new situations and is open to improving process.
  • Must have the ability to get to and from client meetings, construction sites, vendor offices, etc.
  • At ORANGEWALLstudios, we are committed to a work-life-balance model. We want you to enjoy your work, your team, and set your own path for growth. In addition, our benefits are super competitive to any firm in the industry, large or small, and include medical, dental, vision, disability, flexible spending, a company-paid health reimbursement account, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer 401k and annual bonus opportunities.


We enjoy and welcome diversity at all levels, in a highly inclusive environment, that servers our employees, consultants and clients. Employment decisions are based on merit, competence, and performance. We do not discriminate. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

ORANGEWALLstudios is a full-service architecture and planning studio that thrives on great design and great relationships.  Visit or message us at to learn more.







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